Martin Sumichrast is a seasoned entrepreneur who currently serves as an independent trustee with the Babson Capital Global Short Duration High Yield Fund. An active business professional, Martin Sumichrast maintains a real estate and finance-focused blog and participates in the activities of the Milken Institute, a nonprofit think tank dedicated to promoting job creation through innovative economic and policy solutions.
The Milken Institute recently held its 2014 Global Conference at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California. The four-day event, which took place April 27-30, included dozens of educational sessions covering topics related to finance, health, the environment, education, and technology, among other things.
The conference also featured a number of prominent guest speakers, including Tony Blair, Jesse Jackson, Earvin (Magic) Johnson, Sean Penn, and many others. As the top finance-based meeting in the world, the 2014 Global Conference attracted more than 3,000 leaders from a variety of industry sectors and offered them not only excellent educational programming but also networking opportunities that can be found nowhere else.